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  • Returning to Finland

    Lissa Brewer Eo-Washington State Standard|Apr 10, 2024

    Karl Marlantes’ latest novel, “Cold Victory,” is historical fiction set in post-World War II Finland, where tensions play out on a battlefield of snow and ice under the northern lights. In the book, two men, an American and a Russian, agree to a cross-country ski race. Five hundred kilometers, just over 300 miles, spread over 10 days in the middle of an Arctic winter. Meanwhile, their wives strike up a friendship that’s clouded by harsh realities. ‘I sort of see this world, ‘Deep River’ and now ‘Cold Victory,’ and I have in my mind, I have a...